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The best of entertainment, music, pop culture, events, the Arts, lifestyle and things to do in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Thumbs Up!

EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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It's Fall, Y'all!

Time to get ready for the busy season

Get those recipes and ideas together and ready to share with Albany Herald readers and visitors to albanyherald.com.

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CAL THOMAS: Candidates make taxing propositions

OPINION: When looking at taxes, look to Calvin Coolidge

While the tax plans of Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush include elements worth considering, these and other Republicans are starting at the wrong end. What they need to be focusing on is spending.

JERE BRANDS: Mental illness: You are not alone

Mental Illness Awareness Series, Part 1

Individuals and families in our area who are affected by a mental illness are not alone. Treatment is available, and consistent treatment brings good and lasting improvement of symptoms.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: America needs a refresher course on freedom

OPINION: True freedom allows for different viewpoints

Many Americans seem to have a skewed view of our country’s guaranteed freedoms.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking back at television milestones 1945-65 | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: When did Bob Hope swap radio for television? Find out here.

From the end of WWII through the heart of the baby boomer years, TV became an important part of American culture.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Pondering the mug in the mirror

Outdoors: I'm even handsomer now than usual

In short, I’m pretty doggone comfortable with it and appreciate all of you withholding your honest assessments.

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Where Am I?

Do you know where this is?

Where Am I? is a photo clue game in our Sunday SouthView section. We give you an up-close image of a landmark, something you’re likely to have passed by, or an object you may have seen in the news in the metro Albany area and ask you solve the myster of where and what (maybe even who) it is.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Oct. 4-12, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

Latest Photo Galleries

Mark's Melon Patch Gallery 2

Fall is official in full swing and so is local attraction Mark's Melon Patch which has a bevvy of activities taking place throughout the month of October.

Alabama at Georgia football

Alabama whips Georgia in a matchup of Top 15 teams

Mark's Melon Patch Gallery 1

Fall is official in full swing and so is local attraction Mark's Melon Patch which has a bevvy of activities taking place throughout the month of October.

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church

Albany's St. Patrick's Episcopal Church recently added new artistic touches, such as stained glass windows, that give the church a universal and local connection.

Fall Family Day

The Albany Museum of Art and the Albany Recreation and Parks Department teamed up on Saturday to host their Fall Family Day at the museum.


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